Cave Cay Airstrip

BS-0004 · Black Point, Bahamas

Statistics Cave Cay Airstrip 2020-2022

Climate and trends: average temperature, flight conditions, precipitation, wind speed and direction.

Calculated from historical METAR data of New Bight Airport (MYCB) between 2020 and 2022.

VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020
January 88.6 89
February 81.1 81
March 83.6 84
April 80.3 82 79
May 72.7 76 68
June 61.0 76 43
July 41.3 58 0
August 26.5 42 2
September 12.3 16 0
October 22.2 22
November 0.7 1
December 86.0 89 83
Average 65.9 55.2 59.4 83.3

5th best VFR conditions of Bahamas

VFR conditions during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the VFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 8 km or more
  • Ceiling: 3,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Marginal VFR conditions (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020
January 98.4 99
February 96.0 96
March 96.3 96
April 91.6 96 87
May 88.7 96 76
June 71.6 90 51
July 52.1 73 0
August 32.8 52 2
September 12.7 17 0
October 26.2 26
November 0.7 1
December 96.2 95 98
Average 77.0 65.8 67.5 97.5

Marginal VFR conditions or better during daylight period

Percentage of observations where the MVFR minimums for ceiling and visibility are met:
  • Visibility: 5 km or more
  • Ceiling: 1,000 ft or more
Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Maximum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020
January 25.0 25
February 26.5 27
March 27.3 27
April 27.5 27 28
May 28.5 28 29
June 29.5 29 30
July 31.1 31 31
August 30.5 30 31
September 30.3 30 31
October 29.8 30
November 28.8 29
December 26.3 27 26
Average 27.8 29.2 28.3 26.0

1st highest temperature of Bahamas

Average highest temperature per day

The maximum temperature is typically observed some hours after noon.

Minimum temperatures (°C)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020
January 20.4 21
February 22.6 23
March 20.8 21
April 21.7 22 22
May 22.6 23 22
June 25.0 24 26
July 26.1 26 26
August 26.3 26 26
September 26.1 26 26
October 24.0 24
November 23.8 24
December 21.0 21 21
Average 22.6 24.2 23.0 20.7

7th lowest temperature of Bahamas

Average lowest temperature per day

The minimum temperature is typically observed just before sunrise.

Precipitation (%)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020
January 1.5 2
February 0.0 0
March 0.7 1
April 2.6 5 0
May 6.6 10 2
June 4.6 9 0
July 0.7 1 0
August 0.5 1 0
September 0.0 0 0
October 1.4 2
November 0.0 0
December 7.2 11 4
Average 2.8 4.3 0.4 3.7

Precipitation during daylight period

Percentage of observations with observed rain, drizzle, snow or hail. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Wind speed (knots)

Month Average 2022 2021 2020
January 9.2 9
February 8.8 9
March 9.6 10
April 9.5 11 8
May 8.3 8 9
June 6.3 4 9
July 7.9 9 5
August 7.8 8 8
September 7.1 8 3
October 6.6 7
November 5.3 5
December 8.9 10 8
Average 8.2 8.1 8.2 8.3

1st highest wind speed of Bahamas

Average wind speed

Excluding wind gusts. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

Prevailing wind direction

Month 2022 2021 2020
January 055°
February 117°
March 082°
April 073° 110°
May 095° 083°
June 109° 108°
July 098° 120°
August 093° 088°
September 099° 188°
October 092°
November 076°
December 045° 070°

Prevailing wind direction

Average wind direction, weighed by wind speed. Only observations between sunrise and sunset are taken into account.

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